Health: The Real Deal On Fats

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Over the past 40 years, the “public enemy number one” of food has been fat. We spend billions...

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Doubles Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

People suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have twice the risk of dying from heart attack or stroke, Australian researchers report. The degenerative eye disease...

New Warning About Potentially Dangerous Toys

With holiday shopping in full swing, a New York lawmaker has a warning about some potentially dangerous toys. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand joined the non-profit "New...

Health: Too Good to be True

If it’s too good to be true, it’s too good to be true.” One area where this always seems to apply, is in the...

FDA Wants More Time to Study Cold Meds for Kids

OTC Cough and Cold Products: Not For Infants and Children Under 2 Years of Age Questions and Answers for Consumers Q. What is FDA recommending about...

Rapid Infant Weight Gain Linked to Childhood Obesity

Babies who gain weight quickly during the first six months of life may be more prone to obesity as toddlers, Harvard researchers report."We need...

The ‘Pareve’ Controversy (Trans Fats)

Since the 1980’s, a very popular ingredient in Kosher cooking has been margarine. Margarine can transform kugels, cakes and desserts into creamy, pareve delights....

Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Calorie Consumption in Kids

Children who drink sugar-sweetened beverages consume more calories than other children and the beverages are the main reason for that higher calorie intake, a...

Measles Alert Issued For Guests At The Atrium Wedding Hall On April 1

According to an alert published by the Journal News, guests at an April 1 wedding in the Atrium Plaza Grand Ballroom in Spring Valley may have...

Report: Death Rates From Cancer Still Inching Down

Death rates from cancer are continuing to inch down, researchers reported Monday. Now the question is how to hold onto those gains, and do even...

Lingering Cold Symptoms May Mean Sinusitis

 If a stuffy nose and headache persist for more than a week, you may have sinusitis, which often results from the common cold.Each year,...

Lowering Blood Pressure Improves Brain Hemorrhage Outcomes

Intravenous treatment to drastically lower the blood pressure of people who've just suffered bleeding in the brain may improve their prognosis, a pilot study...

Urine Test Results Can Point to Heart Dangers

Even a small amount of a protein called albumin in the urine of patients with stable coronary artery disease increases their risk of cardiovascular...

New Drugs Trail Many Old Ones In Effectiveness Against Disease

Despite the more than $50 billion that U.S. pharmaceutical companies have spent every year since the mid-2000s to discover new medications, drugmakers have barely...

One Step Closer to New Diabetes Treatment

Mitochondrial damage causes people with type 2 diabetes to lose insulin-producing cells, a finding that could lead to new treatments, U.S. researchers say.Mitochondria provide...

Study Explains How Cranberries Prevent Urinary Infections

Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute say that have solved the mystery of how cranberry juice prevents urinary tract infections. Their study, published in the current...

Obesity-Related Inflammation Boosts Heart Risks

Obesity causes prolonged inflammation of heart tissue that in turn boosts heart failure risk, according to a U.S. study of almost 7,000 people. The latest...

Aspirin Resistance Boosts Heart Risks in Cardiac Patients

Heart patients who are resistant to aspirin are four times more likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke or to die, a new Canadian...

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